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The stem of a bean plant.
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(Botany) the stem of a bean plant
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the stem of a bean plant.
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Noun1.beanstalk - stem of a bean plantbeanstalk - stem of a bean plant      
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
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[ˈbiːnstɔːk] Njudía f
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I have seldom been at such a loss for something to do; and in my idleness I behaved like a child, wishing my new friend back again, or myself on the railway with my new friend, until I blushed for the beanstalk growth of my regard for him, an utter stranger, and a younger man.
I'll wait until I do before I try again, and meantime, `sweep mud in the street' if I can't do better, that's honest, at least." Which decision proved that her second tumble down the beanstalk had done her some good.
But the novel disaster quenched her courage for a time, for public opinion is a giant which has frightened stouter-hearted Jacks on bigger beanstalks than hers.
That last stroke of the hoe has cut off a beanstalk. Good-night, Miss Phoebe Pyncheon!
Miss Peecher inverting her watering-pot, and very carefully shaking out the few last drops over a flower, as if there were some special virtue in them which would make it a Jack's beanstalk before morning, called for replenishment to her pupil, who had been speaking to the boy.
Councillor Rae Evans, Telford & Wrekin Council's Cabinet Member for Customer, Cultural & Leisure Services and partnerships, said: "We are very excited that we have another excellent cast lined up for Jack and the Beanstalk that will celebrate 20 years of pantomime shows here in Telford.
He took to Facebook to post and picture of himself and Scott, captioned "Massive thanks to all the national newspapers and tabloids today for announcing on my behalf that Scotty T has withdrawn from my adult pantomime, Jack and his Giant Beanstalk.
Jack and the Beanstalk featured Lucy Cavil as Queen Bacteria; Georgia McAtee as Daisy; Katelyn Efford and Ashleigh Brown as Giant; Ana Da Silva as Jack; Mia Slater and Megan Hough as Jill; Emily Goddard as Odd; Tianey Welborun as Job; Ashleigh Brown and Isabel Peters as Mimi; Emily Harrison as Tania; Bright Hughes-Rai as Dame Trott; Katy Evans as Raspberry; Katelyn Efford and Isabel Peters as Swirl.
There are still some seats left before Jack andThe Beanstalk closes on Hogmanay.
Beanstalk Toyland & Bookstore is a one-of-a-kind toy store that comes from a scene out of Mr.
Beanstalk works with schools across Merseyside and beyond to train and place volunteers who visit schools twice a week to support children that have fallen behind with reading or who need a bit of extra one-to-one help and encouragement.
In his time as a GP Venu has formed strong attachments to the people of Holywell and this care and commitment only evolved following retirement when he became a Beanstalk reading helper at a local primary school.